American blueberry pancakes
- Preparation and cooking time
- Makes 10 pancakes
Light, fluffy and fruity, these pancakes are an American classic. Serve them stacked high with syrup and extra fruit
- STEP 1
Mix together 200g self-raising flour, 1 tsp baking powder and a pinch of salt in a large bowl.
- STEP 2
Beat 1 egg with 300ml milk, make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and whisk in the milk to make a thick smooth batter.
- STEP 3
Beat in a knob of melted butter, and gently stir in half of the 150g pack of blueberries.
- STEP 4
Heat a teaspoon of sunflower oil or small knob of butter in a large non-stick frying pan.
- STEP 5
Drop a large tablespoonful of the batter per pancake into the pan to make pancakes about 7.5cm across. Make three or four pancakes at a time.
- STEP 6
Cook for about 3 minutes over a medium heat until small bubbles appear on the surface of each pancake, then turn and cook another 2-3 minutes until golden.
- STEP 7
Cover with kitchen paper to keep warm while you use up the rest of the batter.
- STEP 8
Serve with golden or maple syrup and the rest of the blueberries.